As penned in the Declaration of Independence, our forefathers founded this nation with the strong belief that individuals are “endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights.” Among those is the right to life, which influences my commitment to protecting the most vulnerable, including the unborn.

 I recognize that on the emotionally charged issue of abortion, many Americans have differing points of view. But I have always come down firmly on the side of defending the unborn — as well as those who were just born.

While current law acknowledges that babies born alive are considered “persons,” the same law falls short in ensuring protections and care for newborns who survived an abortion attempt.



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